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  • AHA20

    Photographs by Marc Monaghan (unless otherwise noted) | Feb 5, 2020

    We cannot recap the entire four days of activities at the 2020 annual meeting, but here is a taste.
  • Growing into Teaching Career Diversity for Historians

    Amanda Seligman | Jan 29, 2020

    One professor writes about her experience building a graduate course on Career Diversity that goes beyond cover letters and résumés.
  • Rethinking How We Train Historians

    Rita Chin | Jan 21, 2020

    One way of encouraging career diversity in graduate programs? Embedding it into your course offerings.
  • History Enrollments Hold Steady as Department Efforts Intensify

    Julia Brookins and Emily Swafford | Jan 15, 2020

    The results of the AHA's annual enrollments survey reflect wider efforts to articulate the value of the humanities.
  • History Faculty Collaborate on Online Modules

    Sarah Mulhall Adelman, Joseph M. Adelman, Lori Gemeiner Bihler, Maria Alessandra Bollettino, and Stefan Papaioannou | Dec 16, 2019

    The history faculty at Framingham State University banded together to create a set of shared online modules to teach historical thinking and writing skills.
  • Interrogating the Archive

    MJ Maynes and Leslie Morris | Dec 9, 2019

    Faculty at the University of Minnesota incorporated university debates over institutional history into their international graduate course.
  • How to Put a Face on History

    Elya Jun Zhang | Nov 20, 2019

    I wanted students to relate personally to the people of premodern China.
  • Learning from Afghanistan’s Independence

    Faiz Ahmed | Nov 13, 2019

    A country without a legal history? Think again.
  • The Phone Call We All Dread

    Benjamin Linzy | Oct 24, 2019

    Family tragedies had Benjamin Linzy in crisis during graduate school. Fortunately, his professors and peers were able to help.
  • The Elephant in the Room

    Erin Leigh Inama, Sarah Stoller, and James Vernon | Oct 17, 2019

    Everyone knows depression and anxiety are endemic to graduate programs. Why can't we discuss them?
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